Inst/Ast Prof/Asc Professor- Fixed Term

Job description

Inst/Ast Prof/Asc Professor- Fixed Term

Job no: 569370
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Human Medicine
Department: Radiology Human Medicine 10022711
Salary: 63234.00-80000.00 Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: Grand Rapids
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Faculty, Education/Training, Non-Union
Working/Functional Title

Inst/Ast Prof/Asc Professor- Fixed Term

Position Summary

The College of Human Medicine at Michigan State University (MSU) is seeking an enthusiastic faculty member to help fulfill its teaching and curriculum development mission at its Grand Rapids medical campus. The primary role of this position will be to serve as the site instructor for all neuroanatomy laboratories and to work with a multidisciplinary team in the continued integration of neuroanatomy and neuroscience within an innovative, horizontally and vertically integrated basic and clinical science undergraduate medical curriculum. Opportunities for innovation include the development of novel learning resources and collaboration with clinicians. The successful candidate will also be expected to instruct in the human gross anatomy labs and participate in various undergraduate and professional student programs, continuing medical education programs, and local community outreach experiences. This is a fixed-term (non-tenure track) faculty position with a primary appointment in the MSU Department of Radiology, Division of Human Anatomy. Rank of appointment (instructor, assistant or associate professor) and starting salary to be determined based on qualifications and experience.

Required Degree


Minimum Requirements
  • Earned PhD or equivalent terminal degree in any human morphology-related basic science discipline, physical anthropology, kinesiology, or a health professional degree (e.g., DO, MD, DDS, DVM, DPT). Doctoral candidates expected to complete their degree no later than December 2019 will also be considered.
  • Prior experience in neuroanatomy laboratory instruction at the medical school or graduate school level.
  • Experience in, and strong commitment to, innovative approaches to education and learning.
  • Demonstrated ability to work productively, collegially and effectively within a diverse student and faculty environment.
Desired Qualifications
  • Prior experience in human gross anatomy laboratory instruction at the medical school or graduate school level.
  • Experience in teaching other biomedical sciences.
  • A record of scholarly activity in medical education.
  • Knowledge of medical imaging techniques and experience with ultrasound technology and interpretation.
Required Application Materials

Interested candidates are to electronically submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume, statement of teaching philosophy and how it relates to the mission of the College, and the names, titles, email addresses, and telephone numbers of at least (3) professional references who may be contacted.

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Summary of Health Risks

Exposure to human blood, serum, tissue and other bodily fluids; and materials covered under Universal Precautions. Risks that have been identified by Environmental Health and Safety, such as exposure to lead, chemotherapy, formaldehyde, asbestos, etc. Please see list: Formaldehyde.


Department Statement

The Division of Human Anatomy, a unit within the Department of Radiology, jointly serves the College of Human Medicine and the College of Osteopathic Medicine. Our primary mission, supported by the Willed Body Program, is to provide quality instruction in human gross and developmental anatomy, neuroanatomy and tissue structure to pre-health professional students, medical students, and medical residents throughout Michigan. Our diverse faculty have advanced degrees in biomedical science, anatomy, neuroscience, human and veterinary medicine, physical anthropology and forensics. Several of our faculty have earned college-wide recognition in teaching excellence.

MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

Advertised: Apr 22, 2019 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Apr 22, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time




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Posted: 4/24/2019
Application Due: 8/23/2019
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